Skip to main content

Microforms, Government Documents, and Maps @ Pitt: Searching

This is a guide for finding and using the microform, government document, and map collections located in Hillman Library.


PittCat+, University of Pittsburgh, University Library System

Search PITTCat+ for articles, books, & more


PITTCat+is the gateway searching tool for all of the materials owned by the University Library system (ULS), including articles, books, e-books, journals, e-journals, e-audio and e-video, digital images, government documents, microfilm and movies.


Can't Find It?

If we do not have a particular book, article or other resource in our collection, you can borrow it from another campus or local, national or worldwide library through our free interlibrary loan services.

Need Additional Help?

If you're having trouble finding what you're looking for you can contact Ask a Librarian for assistance.

Searching the Catalog for Microforms

Open the webpage and enter your search terms.

After you enter your terms in the search box on the library's homepage click "search."

You will be redirected to a new page and on the left you can "Refine your search." Under "Content Type" choose "microfilm" and "continue."

This will limit your result to only those in microform format.

You can click on the item you want and you will be directed to its PITTCat classic record. Here you can see the item's bibliographic information and library holdings or "Library has."

You can print this page and bring it to Hillman Library Microforms and we will assist you with locating the microform.